Max Bailey

Fairy Bear by Max BaileyLilly the White Cat by Max Bailey

Max Bailey is an artist who has worked for many years in watercolor combined with pen and ink, and a great deal of charm. He loves to paint, and paints from the heart. His limited and open edition prints have been very popular. His licenses have most recently included needlework books for Leisure Arts. Max also enjoys working in acrylic paints and a variety of media to create one-of-a-kind folk art dolls. He sees the creation of a doll as a blank canvas, an exciting way in which to express himself. His dolls are truly one-of-a-kind original works of art, and are made from his own designs. They are constructed in varying combinations of fabric, papier mâché, and paper clay. Max does all his own sculpting.

Max’s wit and whimsy, and his careful attention to detail can be seen in all of his creations. There’s no denying his love for cats, dogs, bunnies, barnyard animals, and all of the world’s creatures. To Max, they are all innocents who delight in simple pleasures, and are pure of heart. Beneath their naïve expressions are intelligence, warmth, and humor. They were born yesterday, yet they have the wisdom of the ages. He presents them to you with the sincere hope that they will brighten your day and bring you a smile.

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7 thoughts on “Max Bailey

  1. […] thanks to Michele from Etsy for Animals for adding Max Bailey and myself to her “Hop in! Bunnies Helping Bunnies 2″ treasury list on Etsy! Many of […]

  2. […] pig, father-and-daughter, original, one-of-a-kind folk art dolls…so far. They were, I think, Max Bailey‘s first sculpted dolls, and two of my all-time favorites. I twisted Max’s arm into […]

  3. […] bunnies and my sock kitten, we also photographed nine new original, one-of-a-kind cat art dolls by Max Bailey. I was in charge of ironing their outfits, and putting the right outfits with the right […]

  4. […] are Echo and Tommy. These are new, original, one-of-a-kind black-and-white tuxedo cat art dolls by Max Bailey. I am finally getting to editing some of the doll photos that got backlogged before the holidays. […]

  5. […] my last post, I mentioned our little angel Bertie had swiped a dollhouse doll by Max Bailey. We went out yesterday, and when we came back, Bertie and Phoebe had kidnapped all of these! Ten of […]

  6. […] plan to make bodies for them, assemble them, and make clothing for them. My studio-mate Max Bailey will do the painting. I’m sure it will take us a long time, as these are much bigger than we […]

  7. […] einem reichen Angebot der Ruffing’s wählen; wir haben uns allerdings für drei Katzen von Max Bailey entschieden, die wir hier mit einigen Bildern vorstellen: Hier sind, Skye, Mandalee und […]

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